The Enzyme Database

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EC 2.6.1.124     
Accepted name: [amino-group carrier protein]-γ-(L-ornithyl)-L-glutamate aminotransferase
Reaction: an [amino-group carrier protein]-C-terminal-[γ-(L-ornithyl)-L-glutamate] + 2-oxoglutarate = an [amino-group carrier protein]-C-terminal-[γ-(L-glutamate 5-semialdehyde-2-yl)-L-glutamate] + L-glutamate
Other name(s): lysJ (gene name)
Systematic name: 2-oxoglutarate:[amino-group carrier protein]-C-terminal-[γ-(L-ornithyl)-L-glutamate] aminotransferase
Comments: The enzyme participates in an L-arginine biosynthetic pathway that operates in certain species of archaea. In some cases the enzyme also catalyses the activity of EC 2.6.1.118, [amino-group carrier protein]-γ-(L-lysyl)-L-glutamate aminotransferase.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc
References:
1.  Yoshida, A., Tomita, T., Atomi, H., Kuzuyama, T. and Nishiyama, M. Lysine biosynthesis of Thermococcus kodakarensis with the capacity to function as an ornithine biosynthetic system. J. Biol. Chem. 291 (2016) 21630–21643. [DOI] [PMID: 27566549]
[EC 2.6.1.124 created 2022]
 
 


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